Fred Schaus, the coach of the Los Angeles Lakers in '60's has died in West Virginia. He coached the LA Lakers for the first seven years after the team had moved from Minnesota.
Mr. Schaus had also served as the Purdue basketball coach in the 1970's.
He was drafted by the Fort Wayne Pistons for the 1949-1950 season. He played for Fort Wayne until he was traded in the middle of the 1954 season. You may view his record in Fort Wayne here.